Archive for October, 2012

3 Tips to Survive Midterms and Finals

As we reach the end of October many college students have just finished their midterm exams and have roughly a month and a half until finals start. Studying for mid-term and final exams is all a part of the college …

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TED Talk – Teaching Art and Science Together

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is an annual conference that was formed to share “ideas worth spreading.” The conference hosts “talks” that range in subject from culture and education to technology and business. Many of the TED Talks from the …

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Tutoring Success Story from Tutoring Match

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5 Questions to Ask at a Parent-Teacher Conference

The fall may be the season for standardized testing for upper level students, but it is also an important time for students of all levels. Many schools host parent-teacher conference weeks in October, November, or December. As the school year …

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Hiring a Foreign Language Tutor

When I was in high school, I absolutely loved Spanish. It was my favorite subject. For some reason the language just clicked with me. I did very well on my exams and always had fun doing my Spanish homework. Although …

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How to Use Tutoring Match as a Parent

Either you or your child has decided that it is time to request the help of a tutor. So how to you find the right tutor? Tutoring Match makes it easy to find a tutor in your area who can …

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The Importance of a Regular Study Spot

We are creatures of habit, and a good habit to get into is setting up a space to study in regularly. There are things we do in life so frequently we don’t even have to think twice like taking a …

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The Benefits of Peer Tutoring

Many colleges and universities offer peer tutoring programs. Students who have an expertise in a specific area can sign up to become tutors for their classmates. The programs are usually funded by the school’s student work program and provide compensation …

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Study Tip – Stop Procrastination in its Tracks

  Students, especially high school and college students excel in procrastination. They push of big papers until the very last minute, often pulling “all-nighters.” Sometimes they don’t even start their weekend homework assignments until 9 pm on Sunday night. Students …

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The Benefits of Becoming a Tutor

You may think to yourself, why should I become a tutor? Perhaps you are looking to supplement your income. Or maybe a tutoring job fell in your lap because a friend or family member requested your help. Regardless of what …

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